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Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior,  Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior's custom as a royal capital continued until the formation of present day India and which is situated in Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior is famed with its white sandstone mosques, studded temples and soaring buttresses. Boldness of a rich historical saga, Gwalior is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Central India. The new city of Gwalior became, over the centuries, the cradle of great dynasties and with each, the city expanded new dimensions from warrior kings, poets, musicians and saints, contributing to making it a capital prominent throughout the country.

Major Attractions in Gwalior:

Gwalior Fort:
Gwalior Fort led as the city and is its most magnificent monument. The Gwalior fort was constructed under the leadership of Raja Man Singh Tomar. The Gwalior fort is bounded by concrete walls of sandstone. The Teli-ka-Mandir is the most prominent of all the temples of the Gwalior fort. This temple was built in the Dravidian style shrine and is notable for its generously sculpted exterior.

Man Mandir Palace:
Man Mandir Palace situated inside Gwalior Fort complez was built by Man Singh Tomar. The palace is a wonderful structure of hostile walls relieved by soaring towers and cupolas and shiny yellow. Its exterior is decorated with stunning designed tiles whereas interiors are decorated with paintings of animals, human figures and flowers.

The Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum
The Gujari Mahal Archaeological Museum houses rare antiquities, some of them dating back to the 1st century AD. Well-known characteristic of the palace is the precious crown with valuable stones and jewels embellishments. The palace has wide collection of exclusive variety of sculptures fitting from 1st Century AD.

Sas-Bahu temple
Sas-Bahu ka mandir, or Sahastrabahu Temple, is situated on the east of Gwalior Fort. Temple is constracted in 1092 by King Mahipala of the Kachchhapaghata dynasty. It has 32 metres long and 22 metres at its breadth. exceptional architectural feature of these pyramidal shaped temples built in red sandstone.
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